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A Soviet attack on Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus is beaten off by German troops.

German Mountain Troop soldiers climb the snow covered Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus. Soldiers in winter uniform climb in skis and with ropes. A soldiers surveys the surroundings with binoculars. Soldiers put a marking in the snow. They rush down the mountain to their camp. They inform their comrades of a planned Soviet attack. The German soldiers take their position and fire machine guns and artillery. The Soviet attack is beaten off. (World War II period).

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Portuguese
 
 
Supplies are unloaded from a ship and Red Army officers discuss a map in the Soviet Union.

The Battle of Caucasus in the Soviet Union during World War II. Posters of World War II. Allied ships arrive in Germany. Crates unloaded from the ships. Red Army officers discuss a map. Animated map of Caucasus. Snow covered mountain ranges in Caucasus. A train on tracks. Animated map shows various transport routes and Stalingrad. Monuments and buildings in Stalingrad. Automobile traffic on a road. Animated map depicts German plan to occupy Stalingrad. A river between mountains.

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Russian troops maneuver to outflank Turks in the Caucasus Campaign of World War I

Slate reads: "Russian troops turning the Turkish flank," in World War 1. They are seen massed on a snowy plain in the Caucasus. Then, led by mounted officers, they march along a muddy path in the snow. Next they are seen moving in a very long single file column, through snow covered landscape. Large numbers of Turkish prisoners of war move past the camera in a town and march along a snowy path. Occasional armed Russian soldiers are seen by the prisoners. Russian troops place supplies in a sledge. They are seen transporting soldiers and supplies in bullock carts and sleds drawn by cattle. They employ Bactrian camels that are able to withstand the extreme cold. They move a herd of camels through a village and up a steep mountain road. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)

Date: 1915
Duration: 4 min 0 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
German mountain troopers climb up a mountain and fire a howitzer during World War II.

German mountain troopers during World War II. The troopers pull mule packs and climb a rugged snow covered mountain slope. German soldiers fire a 7.5 cm German mountain gun (7.5 cm Gebirgsgeschütz 36) emplaced on the snow capped mountain. Shell explosions on the opposite mountainside. Two German officers near the howitzer. One of them looks through a pair of binoculars. The other one uses a Battery Commander's scope (BC Scope).

Date: 1943, January
Duration: 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: French
 
 
German commando operations in the Kuban Lakes region, Northwest Caucasus, World War Two

German commando troops attack Russian positions in the Kuban Lakes area near Russian Black Sea Port of Novorossiysk, Northwest Caucasus, during World War II. Map depicts the area of operations. German commando units in motor launches raid Russian positions. View of a bay from mountain. The commandos load in motor boats and move through marshes and lakes . The troops wade through water and move on land to attack Russian targets. They fire machine guns. Commandos returning to their base, where several are seen at a pier with their boat, as other boats arrive.

Date: 1943
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Polish Refugees travel three years and 3 thousand miles to Iran during World War II.

Many Polish refugees are seen in the final phase of their monumental trek of three years and three thousand miles from Poland, during World War 2. Scene shifts to Poland in 1939, where polish refugees crowd roads carrying their belongings in wooden carts and other conveyances. They are seen at a rest stop where they obtain food. Animated map shows path of refugees fleeing East into the Soviet Union, following the German invasion in August, 1939. The path continues Southeast in 1941, as they flee from the German campaign, Operation Barbarossa, into the Soviet Union. Their journey continues along the west coast of the Caspian Sea, through the Caucasus, to Persia (Iran). Views of refugees arriving at the Persian border, where they are seen near many tents, and being provided with articles of clothing from British and American Red Cross Stations. Refugees donning new shoes and other items. Young girls having their hair styled. Refugees sit at long tables where they receive hot meals. A teacher conducts an outdoor class for Polish refugee children. Closeup of children at their desks. Refugee women are seen tilling soil to plant crops, while fathers and grown sons and daughters leave to join the new armies of the Polish Government in Exile. Views of Polish women, in uniforms marching and of uniformed armed Polish soldiers, as well becoming part of the Allied war against the Axis powers. Polish refugees at an outdoor shrine, offering prayers for the safety of their members in the military. New polish refugee arrivals at the Persian border being greeted by others, many of whom are family members.

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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